By Annika Bhananker, Isabel Funk and Ellie Gottesman Today, the Mercer Island School District presented the Pathfinder Award to author Caroline Fraser, an MIHS alumni who was recognized for excelling in her field and winning a Pulitzer Prize for her recent biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder, “Prairie Fires.” Fraser was accompanied by three other recipients: Blake Nordstrom, who received the award posthumously, Erik Nordstrom and … Continue reading Pulitzer Prize Winner Caroline Fraser Comes Home
The following is a statement from the two MIHS students recently pictured doing the Nazi salute. This remark was also given to the Mercer Island Reporter. Media sources around the Mercer Island community are continuing to cover this story.
Compiled by Isabel Funk and Annie Poole
In the wake of recent anti-Semitic events in the Mercer Island community, The MIHS Islander reached out to students and teachers to gain a deeper understanding of how these incidents affected MIHS and the community. While each individual had their own perspective, the common thread throughout was a call for unity, not divisiveness; love, not hate; and education, not ignorance.
By Isabel Funk, Ellie Gottesman and Annie Poole
March 4, an Anti-Semitic picture surfaced depicting two MIHS students doing the Nazi salute and one posing as Hitler.
By Spencer Klein
Hello. Before I begin, I’d like to mention that I don’t like to brag. I’m bad at it, but because of the nature of this article and pressure from my editor, this piece involves a lot of it. So stick with me — there’s a message. You just have to endure the flex of the century.
By Natalie Chen
Members of the Island Friends Jr. Guild have been making ripples across the community, from raising awareness about mental health to supporting the Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital.
By Alex Isbell
Since 1988, Democrats have dominated almost every aspect of Washington state politics, from House seats to the Senate to statewide offices.
By Lucille Shield and Grady Short
On Monday, Sept. 24, MIHS started operating on a modified weekly schedule — a change which the administration expects to maintain for the rest of the year.
By R. Grady Short
With an incoming freshman class of 420 students, MIHS will be at its fullest ever for the 2018-2019 academic year.
On June 7, 2018 at 7 p.m., 360 students from the Mercer Island High School class of 2018 graduated at Key Arena. Click here to read the speeches from the valedictorians, student and teacher speaker and class officers! Continue reading 2018 MIHS Graduation